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Kota Kinabalu Vacations

Kota Kinabalu Vacations

Accidentally stumbling across a new place is what traveling is all about, But of course, it never hurts to understand a thing or two about the area before you go. We'll help you find out some basic facts about Kota Kinabalu.

If you need a little help getting your bearings, the national capital, Kuala Lumpur, is 1,000 miles (1,609 kilometers) to the west. Also, Papar is 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south.

Around 460,000 people reside in this corner of Sabah, so you'll have plenty of opportunities to make new friends.

Kota Kinabalu Vacation Packages

With at least 400 partner airlines and 665,000 places to stay, Travelocity can get you the best price on your Kota Kinabalu escape. So, how do we do that? We'll bundle your accommodation and flight bookings to save you heaps!

From flights and accommodations to experiences and car rentals, we can promise you 24/7 personal assistance via our Customer 1st Guarantee. Have you come across a better deal elsewhere? We'll match the price and refund the difference^.

If you want to adjust your travel plans for any reason at all, there won't be a charge from our end. And as long as you get in quick, most accommodations don't charge extra fees either^.

Hotels in Kota Kinabalu

Life is one epic journey, so why not get out there and really live it up in Kota Kinabalu? You can start by booking one or more of the 133 sensational properties available through Travelocity.

Plush rooms, high thread-count sheets and impeccable service is what you'll discover when you spend your nights at the Bunga Raya Island Resort & Spa (Polish Bay, Gaya Island) or the Gayana Marine Resort (Malohom Bay, Tunku Abdul Rahman Park). More of a budget savvy traveler? The Mandarin Hotel (No 136 & 138) and the Victoria Hotel & Hostel (No. 17, Jalan Sentosa, Kampung Air) may be the ideal properties for you.

Where do you fly into for Kota Kinabalu?

Say hello to unforgettable adventures in Kota Kinabalu. Once you've walked out of Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI), the middle of town will be only 4 miles (6 kilometers) to the north.

Can I rent a car in Kota Kinabalu?

Going off the beaten path is an excellent way to discover a new place. So, why not do it from behind a steering wheel? Organize a car rental via Travelocity and get set to turn up your road trip playlist in Kota Kinabalu.

Collect a car from Europcar at Kota Kinabalu International Airport and you can go directly from the tarmac to wherever you please.

Places to visit in Kota Kinabalu

On the hunt for a few sightseeing suggestions? Don't leave this happening city until you've enjoyed attractions like the Sabah State Mosque and 1 Borneo Hypermall.

You'll have fun finding presents for your family and friends, as well as a few well-deserved treats for yourself, at Centre Point. Like some more options? If you'd like a keepsake of your vacation, look beyond the common mugs, T-shirts and fridge magnets, and discover the ideal memento at City Mall. But that's not all. Looking to find out more about religion? Stop by All Saint's Cathedral to experience where many locals worship.

Tours and Activities in Kota Kinabalu

Whether you want your next travel experience to be mind-blowing and exciting or more chilled and calm, there's one thing for sure — you'll have a bucketload of tales to tell when it's all over!

Looking forward to some fun adventures in Kota Kinabalu? We suggest trying out a few of these things:

Places to Visit Near Kota Kinabalu

Explored all of Kota Kinabalu already? Don't fret! Tuaran is just 17 miles (27 kilometers) from here and has plenty of activities to keep you busy. Upside Down House is the perfect place to start learning the culture of the region. The Tuaran Crocodile Farm and the Dalit Bay Golf & Country Club are also well worth your time. Want more options? Bongawan is 40 miles (64 kilometers) from Kota Kinabalu. Make your way here for attractions including the Nurul Hidayah Pekan Bongawan Mosque, the Membakut Chinese Temple and the Borneo Golf and Country Club. You've got a world of choice!

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Top Kota Kinabalu Hotels Deals

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa $149
Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa

Shangri La's Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa

No. 20, Jalan Aru, Tanjung Aru, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
     
    5.0
    of 5, from 3 reviews
    5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

    This luxury resort features a full-service spa, a marina, and 3 restaurants. There's fun for all ages with a free kid's club and a children's pool, and families will appreciate the onsite laundry facilities. Enjoy the 3 outdoor tennis courts and perks like free self parking and a free shopping center shuttle.

    Hilton Kota Kinabalu $100
    Hilton Kota Kinabalu

    Hilton Kota Kinabalu

    Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, Asia City, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
       
      5.0
      of 5, from 1 reviews
      5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

      This luxury hotel includes 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the laundry service, conference space, and airport shuttle. Enjoy the sauna and unwind at the poolside bar and bar/lounge.

      Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa $138
      Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa

      Shangri-La's Rasa Ria Resort & Spa

      Pantai Dalit, Kota Kinabalu, Tuaran, Sabah
         
        4.7
        of 5, from 3 reviews
        5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        A private beach, 6 restaurants, and 2 outdoor pools are all featured at this luxury resort. Relax with free beach cabanas and sun loungers, and cool off with a drink at the beachside bar. Unwind with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and enjoy free perks like free self parking and a shopping center shuttle.

        Hyatt Regency Kinabalu $90
        Hyatt Regency Kinabalu

        Hyatt Regency Kinabalu

        Jalan Datuk Salleh Sulong, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
           
          5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          This luxury hotel includes 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. Families will appreciate the children's pool, kid-friendly dining, and supervised childcare. Relax with a drink at one of the 2 bars/lounges and get perks like free WiFi.

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          The Klagan Hotel

          The Klagan Hotel

          Unit 25-28, Ground Floor, Block D, Warisan Square Jalan Tun Fuad Step, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
             
            3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            A restaurant and a bar/lounge are featured at this hotel. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Free self parking, dry cleaning, and luggage storage are also offered.

            Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre $51
            Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre

            Mercure Kota Kinabalu City Centre

            41, Jalan Gaya, Pusat Bandar, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
               
              4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

              This smoke-free hotel includes 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the business center and free WiFi in public areas. Self parking, a coffee shop, and a terrace are also offered.

              Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel $97
              Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel

              Kota Kinabalu Marriott Hotel

              Lot G-23A, Jalan Tun Fuad Stephens, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
                 
                5.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                This smoke-free hotel includes 3 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 4 conference rooms, free WiFi in public areas, and laundry service. Relax with a drink at the bar/lounge and enjoy perks like free self parking.

                Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu $69
                Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu

                Promenade Hotel Kota Kinabalu

                No 4, Lorong Api-Api 3, Api-Api Centre, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
                   
                  4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                  This smoke-free hotel includes 2 restaurants, an outdoor pool, and a fitness center. Traveling on business? Take advantage of the 2 conference rooms, business center, and airport shuttle. Enjoy a meal in one of the 2 coffee shops/cafés and perks like free WiFi.

                  Things to do in Kota Kinabalu

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                  Top Flight Deals to Kota Kinabalu

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